AGN Secures Chiwetalu Agu’s Release From DSS Custody

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 741 total views,  54 views today The Actors Guild of Nigeria on Tuesday secured the release of Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, from the Department of State Services on Tuesday. AGN made this known via a statement on their official Instagram page titled, ‘Chiwetalu Agu released to Actors Guild Of Nigeria.’ The statement signed by the AGN Communication Director, Monalisa Chinda, read, “The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, has yet again secured the release of Actor Chiwetalu Agu from the custody of the DSS. “On behalf of…

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It’s Ethnic Profiling To Arrest Chiwetalu While Gumi Continues Campaign For Bandits, HURIWA Tells DSS

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 418 total views Civic advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria, (HURIWA) has tackled the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Army over the arrest and detention of veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu. The group described as injustice, ethnic profiling, the arrest of the actor for wearing ‘Biafran colours’, while controversial Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, roams freely with bloodthirsty bandits. Soldiers on Thursday had arrested the actor around Upper Iweka Bridge in Onitsha for wearing an outfit with Biafra inscriptions. The Army in a statement had said that the…

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Court Sentences Maina’s Son, Faisal, To 14 Years Imprisonment

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 217 total views,  2 views today The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, convicted and sentenced the son of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, Faisal, to 14 years imprisonment. The Court, in judgment that was delivered by trial Justice Okon Abang, found Faisal guilty on a three-count money laundering charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him. It held that the anti-graft agency successfully established that Faisal, operated a fictitious bank account with the United Bank for Africa, UBA, through which…

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Nnamdi Kanu Demands N5bn Damages, Apology From Malami, DSS

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 770 total views Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the High Court of Abia State to compel the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN); the Department of State Services and six others to pay him N5bn in damages being monetary compensation for the “physical, mental, emotional, psychological and other damages” suffered as a result of the alleged infringements of his fundamental rights. Kanu, who is currently in DSS custody, filed the suit on Tuesday through his special counsel, Aloy Ejimakor. The IPOB leader…

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DSS Invites Prophet Isa El-Buba Over #Endsars Prayer Walk In Jos

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 333 total views The Department of State Security Service in Jos Plateau State has invited a renowned preacher and General Overseer of the EBOMI Prayer Ministry, Prophet Isa El- Buba, to appear in its office by 10 am, Tuesday 20th October 2020 for questioning. According to Sources close to El-Buba, the invitation has to do with his participation in the last Sunday’s ENDSARS prayer walk in Jos, the Plateau State capital.  The clergy who arrived at the Plateau State office of the DSS Command in the company of his lawyers a…

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Ohanaeze Youth President Condemns IPOB Members Killing By DSS, Describes It As Genocide In Igbo Land

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 315 total views The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing, Ambassador Arthur Obiora has condemned the gruesome murder of IPOB Members in Emene, Enugu state last Sunday by the Nigerian joint security officers.  The Ohanaeze Youth President concluded that the massacre of the young Igbos in their home states was a planned genocidal attack that was perfectly executed by the police, DSS and Nigerian security officers. Arthur Obiora said the entire Igbo nation in Nigeria and Diaspora would react at the appropriate time the killing of their young men and other…

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DSS Invites Mailafia Again For Further Questioning

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 454 total views,  2 views today A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, has been re-invited by the Department of State Security (DSS) for questioning. Mailafia spoke to reporters in Jos on Monday as he prepared to honour the security outfit’s invitation. “I don’t know the reason but I am going as a good citizen, as a loyal and obedient citizen of this country, to honour every authority and to listen and to help them in the course of their inquiry,” he said. Mailafia was questioned by…

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Group Condemns Arrests Of Protesters By DSS, Calls For Their Release

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 357 total views,  2 views today The Abuja chapter of the Movement for a Socialist Alternative, (MSA) has condemned the arrests and detention of protesters on Wednesday in Abuja, describing the development as an infringement of the fundamental human rights of the protesters. In a statement on Thursday, Dagga Tolar, Spokesperson for MSA said the group was aware that Dunnex Samuel, a member of the MSA and student leader at the Obafemi Awolowo University, along with Mandate, Oguntola Sunday and other protesters were whisked away to an unknown location by the DSS…

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The Arrest, Grilling, Detention Of The Anti Corruption Czar, Ibrahim Magu :The Ephemerality Of Power

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 386 total views By Mike Ozekhome, SAN, OFR, FCIARB, Ph.D.,LL.D. Mr Ibrahim Magu has been acting as EFCC  Chairman for over five years. The Senate on two  occasions refused to confirm him ,based on clear report on damning allegations of corruption leveled against him by Government secrete agency, the DSS. Magu’s compromised supporters and cheap publicists, eating from his table and those afraid of public denigration in the so called “anti- corruption war ” hailed and ‘ranka dede-d’ him. They  abused the Senate and spat on people with plural voices ,who…

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Place Magu On Watch List-Fayose

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 261 total views,  2 views today Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list. Fayose took to his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday to call on the Department of State Services, the Nigeria Police Force, the Nigerian Air Force, the Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigeria Immigration Service, amongst others. According to the former governor, Magu should be placed on the country’s watch list so that he won’t disappear into thin…

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DSS Invitation: Magu Must Step Aside To Preserve Evidence – PDP

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 266 total views,  2 views today Following the invitation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu by the Department of State Services, DSS, on Monday, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked Magu to step aside to ensure evidence was not destroyed. Mr Magu was invited to appear before a Federal Government panel set up to investigate the allegations of corruption leveled against him. The invitation generated great buzz with many reporting that the EFCC boss had been arrested by the security agency. Reacting to…

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